Monday, October 21, 2019
Tags Social/behavioral science

Tag: social/behavioral science

One day of employment a week is all we need for...

As automation advances, predictions of a jobless future have some fearing unrest from mass unemployment, while others imagine a more contented work-free society. Aside...

Alcohol advertisements influence intentions to intervene in sexual assault situations

PULLMAN, WA-- College students who viewed alcohol advertisements that included objectified images of women were less likely than others to report intentions to intervene...

Evidence of hiring discrimination against nonwhite groups in 9 countries examined

EVANSTON, Ill. --- A new meta-analysis on hiring discrimination by Northwestern University sociologist Lincoln Quillian and his colleagues finds evidence of pervasive hiring discrimination...

Study finds alcohol and tobacco appear frequently in UK reality television

A new study in the Faculty of Public Health's Journal of Public Health finds that tobacco and alcohol usage are extremely common in British...

Gender bias continues in recognition of physicians and nurses

New Rochelle, NY, June 17, 2019--A new study has shown that patients are significantly more likely to correctly identify male physicians and...

Facebook posts better at predicting diabetes, mental health than demographic info

Language in Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis in patients, according to a study from Penn Medicine...

Young adults who live near medical marijuana dispensaries use more often

Young adults who live in neighborhoods with more medical marijuana dispensaries use marijuana more frequently than their peers and have more-positive views about the...

Performance improves when the enemy of an enemy is a friend

New research from Northwestern University finds that balanced professional networks are more important than individual talent when it comes to high-risk decision making. The...

U of Guelph study finds health professionals need to be cautious...

For health professionals, posting a single negative comment to their Facebook profiles may hinder their credibility with current or potential clients, a new University...

New time-banking system utilizes blockchain tech to measure one’s value to...

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- Citizens from the island of Aneityum in the Republic of Vanuatu are working with faculty from Binghamton University, State University...